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interview with a man whose jet ski broke down right off one of the busiest airports in the united states. he swam to shore and then breached security, just as -- just so someone would find him crossing the runways. he went in front of motion detectors. the big question is, why didn't he raise any alarms? why did he go undetected so long? >> that is something. jim avila talked to him. >> really amazing story there. >>> we've talked for a few days about the big wedding. now, we have new pictures from justin and jessica's big day. you can see justin jumping for joy there. what he did at the wedding that had grown men weeping when the couple tied the knot. we'll tell you coming up. >> for a supersecret wedding, it's not supersecret anymore. >> lots of details coming out. >>> let's get to the tropical storm sandy. she's poised to become a hurricane as early as today. pounding parts of the caribbean with relentless rains and winds. the storm's perhaps tracking right for the northeast. sam? >> today's the day. we watched sandy move across jamaica, cuba and haiti with 20 inches of rain. now we've ta
comes here with the avowed purpose of committing some sort of jihad here in the united states. ahsan nafis had arrived last january to the u.s. from bangladesh. the fbi sent an undercover operative to meet nafis after he began posting comments on radical sites on the internet. he claimed to be al qaeda. the fbi said it quickly made clear he wanted to commit an attack. even doing surveillance on the new york stock exchange. he allegedly discussed assassinating president obama. according to the fbi, the suspect planned to kill women and children in cold blood. in the name of osama bin laden. george? >> okay, pierre. thanks very much. >>> now, let's go to the severe storms sweeping the southeastern part of the united states. as we said, tornadoes and all those winds tearing through on their way to the east coast. they left a big trail of damage. the mid-atlantic is bracing for more storms today. and sam has been tracking all of them at the weather center. >> hey, elizabeth. and exactly where we lined it out for you yesterday where the storms would be. look at the hot spots from jackson,
is probably more powerful than the entire united states navy was back then? this is a different navy, george. the capacity, the fire power, our navy is superior to every other navy in the world combined. this is a fundamentally different navy that doesn't rest on the number of ships. it rests on the total capacity. as the president said, on one aircraft carrier, we have more air power than almost every nation in the world has in their air force. >> the first polls we've seen on cbs gives a big win for the president. his team made up for that in the appearance in the first debate? >> he clearly made up for that. what governor romney showed today, and i felt a little badly because it's clear he is not ready to be the commander in chief of the united states military. he demonstrated a lack of sophistication about what's going on in the world. his rapid change in his position. being president requires a clear vision and a steady hand. that's exactly what president obama demonstrated tonight. and it's exactly what governor romney demonstrated was lacking. >> well, obvious, i disagree. i think thi
and hurricane sandys, -- hurricanes, but we had this blocking high and it got the the united states. this made it large and super. it is a large storm. so, it is called superstorm sandy. all right. what's going on for today. this jet stream is still bringing in the colder air back towards the mountains. they are dealing with snow in that area. sandy is to the north, it will slide further to the north. but before so plenty of rainfall for today and also very windy conditions. it is cold with the snow back off towards the west and western maryland and also in west virginia. 2 to 3 feet of snow in that area before it is all said and done. here at home we're dealing with plenty of rainfall. light rain in the green. that is the whole viewing area. except for around washington, d.c., aeroalso looking at montgomery county and seeing the yellows and oranges. that is some moderate rain. so, this will continue to pileup today. temperatures right now, we're chilly, luckily we're not colder, that rain would be snow across our area. now as we go through the evening time rain. i'm not going to rule out a fl
president of the united states directly contradicts the testimony, sworn testimony of state department officials, american citizens have a right to know just what's going on. >> reporter: romney was referring to the debate. one of the first questions from abc's martha raddatz. asking joe biden why there wasn't more security in benghazi, libya. >> we weren't told they wanted more security. we did not know they wanted more security. >> reporter: who is the we in that statement? just the white house, says the president's spokesman. this story has such a big chance of spinning out of control, that secretary of state clinton, went before cameras to try and explain. >> to this day, we do not have a complete picture. >> reporter: the romney's team move, part of a search for undecided voters. team obama is doubling down on star power to sway that group. this morning, releasing an ad narrated by morgan freeman, showcasing what the campaign calls the president's conviction. later this week, former president bill clinton and bruce springsteen will stump in ohio for obama. and on thursday, the pre
? >> i gave her her award. she ended up being the top champion in the united states. i had the honor of giving her the award that gave her the privilege of going and representing the united states at the paralympic games in london. >> i want to ask you about horse therapy or equine therapy. without it, where would you be? >> it's maintained my mobility. the fact that i'm standing here in times square with a horse is phenomenal to me. bauds of him. >> yeah. i hope a lot of people are hearing this. they can learn a little something. what is it about horse therapy or equine therapy? >> it's so extraordinary, what horses do for us. for me, it's balance. it's love. it's joy. what they're doing for so many other people right now. we have wounded vets coming home. and they're turning to horses for therapy. we have kids with autism,s a burgers, they get on a horse. they become strong and confident. but horses, they're a gift from god, is the way i look at it. and they're a partner in our life journey. and they can bring such joy. >> phenomenal. you've been very vocal about your diagnosis wit
have somebody of your own race, that you're proud of being president of the united states, i applaud colin for standing with him. >> reporter: overnight, governor sununu appearing to backtrack. saying colin powell is a friend. i have no doubt that his endorsement was about anything than the president's policies. >> that was quick. >>> full coverage of the race sunday at "this week." the candidates head-to-head. and our powerhouse roundtable. >>> good morning, everyone at home. we have big news about the young pakistani girl who inspired people around the world. 15-year-old malala yusefzai was shot in the head because she wanted to go to school. nick schifrin is outside the british hospital where malala is being treated. good morning, nick. >> reporter: good morning. malala's family is seeing her for the first time. describing her progress as nothing short of miraculous. the 15-year-old is speaking. and doctors say she has no brain damage. but the family now admits how close she came to death. they had to create funeral plans for her when she was still in pakistan. the father is here.
to syria's rebels but are refusing to provide heavier weapons because of objections by the united states. officials say the u.s. government is worried that weapons like shoulder-fired missiles could end up in the hands of terrorists. >>> and meanwhile, syrian president bashar assad made a rare appearance this saturday, the first time he was seen out of his palace since back in march. >>> two more u.s. service members have been killed in action in afghanistan. they were killed by insurgents in the eastern part of that country bringing the death toll this year to at least 257 americans. >>> and a navy s.e.a.l. who gave his life in afghanistan was honored on saturday. the navy's newest ship, the "uss michael murphy," it was commissioned in new york city. the destroyer is named for the first awarded the medal of honor during that war in afghanistan. murphy was killed trying to save fellow s.e.a.l.s during an ambush back in 2005. >>> and nearly two dozen people were injured when a bus overturned in new jersey saturday. the bus traveling from toronto, canada, to new york went off an exit ramp
. if it was up to me, you would be president united states. on "saturday night live" they were openly mocking joe biden's performance. i imagine that president obama is not going to take tack this aggressive. but do you think he'll go for the 47% comment? >> think so. they are very different guys, president obama and vice president biden. the styles are different. think you'll see president obama much more aggressive. he'll talk about the 47% comments. in radio interview on friday, he seemed to blame the fact that didn't come up on the debate on the media. that was a suggestion that jim lehrer should have brought it up. >> do you think there's concern in the romney camp that the stage may be set for an obama comeback narrative? >> absolutely. they are very sensitive to that. they generally think that the media is in the tank for president obama any way. you have heard paul ryan and other members of the romney/ryan team make that suggestion. they think the media is ready to write the obama comeback story. it's romney's proposition to try to stand in the way of that. >> how much concern are you hea
vietor saying "it's not true that the united states and iran have agreed to one-on-one talks." the white house was quick to state that's not true. but other sources are saying that iranians have indicated that they're ready to talk. it comes four months after that last round of talk involving a larger group. the u.s. has said that it is willing to meet one-on-one with the iranians to get them to promise not to build a nuclear weapon and not to enrich uranium. sharyn? >> what would likely have to have first? >> reporter: this is all all about sanctions and enriching uranium. and the president and the west believe that the sanctions are punishing iran. that's why they may want to come to the table. the president will not loosen sanctions unless iran stops enriching uranium and they can prove it. they can verify that they're not enriching uranium for a nuclear weapon. >> and, david, as you mentioned, the timing of this is so curious, the weekend before this final presidential debates. >> reporter: hours before, and that's why the white house is so quick in its denial last night that this re
's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. a west virginia casino launching the biggest ad barrage ever. don't be misled. the washington post says question seven is just... common sense. it'll create 4,000 permanent jobs. and stop maryland from losing millions to other states... every year. that's why business, labor, and teachers all support... question seven. and so does the washington post. vote for questioseven. it's just common sense. ♪ dancing with myself oh, oh ♪ >>> they were crying, more, more, more for billy idol at an exclusive birthday bash last night. a two-year campaign to get the idol to play a seattle man's birthday. how did he convince him to do it? a local reporter said holy white wedding. >> doesn't look like much time has passed since the 1980s for him. >> nope. >>> good morning, america. we have heads-up for parents as we get close to halloween. the bouncing houses, those things are popular this time of year. we're going to show you how seriou
winds. we could have massive power outages over a large area of the northeastern part of the united states. rainfall that could be a foot in some places when it's all said and done. could cause flash flooding on short time scales and that could lead to river flooding down the road. so this is definitely going to be an inland event. irene last year showed us exactly how possible that is. but it may not be in the same places. if you weren't in irene, you could be this time. >> a very important point to remind folks. because all morning long, we're going to be showing pictures. terribly situation as this storm moves inland, as you said, rick, and continues to stay there for a couple days. thank you so much. i know you'll be with us for the duration of the storm and bring the latest of the storm as we get it. back to george. >>> everyone has bragsed for sandy, but it's also made dangerous waves out at sea. we told you about the 24-foot waves off the new jersey coast. waves off the north carolina coast are 32 feet. so what does this mean for passengers on board cruise ships right now? ab
as the greatest country it can be. it's one of the greatest exports we have in the united states, is our entertainment industry. we need more movies spread around the world that declare america's greatness at all times. >> we'll work on that. you have everybody over there working hard on it. they have the 3d glasses. >> the book is in 3d. it's very importantly in 3d. >> it actually is. >> after "avengers" came out in 3d and had a $250 million opening weekend, i realized that 2d books aren't good anymore. looks like the pages are just turning straight at you. >> get that little cam with it, too. >> that's not how 3d works. thank you for trying. >> i tried. >> i appreciate it. those are great glasses. you all look like speed racer. >> thank you. >> i want to thank you for bringing the big sodas now. in new york, it's a little tougher to get these. mayor bloomberg, you think he's un-american. >> yeah. americans have, as i said, the greatest food in the world. and one of the greatest foods are our corn-based sodas. you know, you are what you eat. we are corn-based soda. and mayor bloomberg,
security there. >>> and nasa has released the clearest video yet of the united states at night and from -- well, way above. that dark area you see in the foreground, that's the gulf of mexico. up the gulf coast. north past the big cities, atlanta and on up to washington. eventually, you can see very clearly the bright lights of new york city. video all shot from the international space station. and it is spectacularly beautiful. >> wow! >> that outline is so sharp. >> amazingly sharp, isn't it? >> that was really a treat. thank you, josh. >> you bet. >>> now, this morning to facebook. and new questions about how the company may be using our personal information. the company is under fire right now for selling access to its 900 million users. abc's bianna golodryga is here, more, now, with the details. >> reporter: good morning to you. this morning, facebook is facing another crisis of confidence, about how it handles privacy. it's a growing backlash after reports that the company is allowing advertisers to target users based on detailed, personal information. all of this coming as mark
chavez a vocal opponent of the united states has been re-elected. it is his closest win yet, however, with just 54% of the vote. he has promised to create his own version of socialism there. >>> meanwhile here at home, major security lapses at one of the busiest airports in the country. an undercover investigation by the tsa found that screeners at newark airport failed to properly pat down passengers 83% of the time. and in only one-quarter of all cases did screeners find prohibited items and take appropriate action. >>> and an historic launch from cape canaveral overnight. for the first time, a commercial cargo ship is headed to the space station to resupply astronauts. that's because the shuttles are not around to do it anytime. nasa is paying a company called spacex, $130 million. for each delivery. >>> and a milestone last night in professional football. saints quarterback drew brees surpassed johnny unitas' record last night. broke the record for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass. there it is, 48 and counting. also of note for one of our own, the saints won their fir
term as president of the united states. >> reporter: vice president joe biden is holed up in a delaware hotel room, engaged in debate prep. while paul ryan got some unexpected debate prep of his own with a reporter from our flint, michigan, affiliate. >> the best thing to help prevent violent crime in the inner cities is to bring opportunities in the inner cities. it's to help people with poverty in the inner cities. to help teach people good discipline, good character. that is civil society. that's what charities and civic groups and churches do, to help one another. make sure they can realize the value of one another? >> and do that by cutting taxes? with a big tax cut? >> those are yours, not mine. >> thank you very much, sir. >> yeah. that was kind of strange. >> reporter: the obama campaign, seeks to mock mitt romney's commitment to eliminate public television. the ad says, quote, mitt romney taking on our enemies, no matter where they nest. george? >> we've not seen the end of that. jake, thank you very much. the v.p. candidates joe biden and paul ryan go at it this thursday, at 9
.3 million associates we have in the united states. >> reporter: but if it were possible to shut walmart down on black friday, experts say it would be devastating. potentially, a $312 million hit on friday alone. >> for walmart to lose its most profitable day of the year, it would be devastating on black friday. and continue to be devastating on the days and possibly years ahead. >> reporter: that would be good news for tar get and costco. but with 4,000 walmart stores across the country, those workers would need a lot more help to slow things down. george and amy? >> sure would. steve, thanks very much. >>> now, to a follow-up on a story we brought you thursday. that baby walrus, rescued off the coast of alaska, waking up at his brand-new home for the first time this morning at the new york aquarium, after a cross-country commute. and abc's john muller was there for his big welcome. >> reporter: he's only 4 months old and already weighs 234 pounds. and sports a mustache so thick, it puts dr. seuss' lorax to shame. meet mitik. playfully nicknamed mit. he is the walrus who is making waves and
it. it's unbelievable. >> once again, my apologies to the people of the united states of america. >>> good morning. i'm eric thomas. firefighters in lake county counting on calmer weather to help them gain ground on a 300 acre wildfire. highway 29 closed from middleton to lower lake right now the fire is 30% contained. last night crews managed to stop that fire from advancing. san mateo bridge is going to close tonight. >>> it will the bay bridge will take the brunt also dumbarton and 237. right now bay bridge metering lights on. earlier accident at and did they cleared. traffic 880 through oakland earlier stall at high, northbound slow from 238. >>> when we come back, >>> clouds still along the coast quarter mile visibility at half moon bay. plenty of cloud cover flight arrival delays of 90 minutes into sfo everybody else on time. record highs concord and oakland at 87. today 12 to 20° cooler, 60s and 70s clouds stubborn ♪ baby you're a firework >>> our "gma" family. it is pouring out in times square. and they are out in droves. for a friday full of fireworks. that's katy per
" opens next weekend. >> once again, my apologies to the people of the united states. >>> and a good friday morning i am charley crowson mile megan prink especially here are the stories for you today a lot going on this weekend including the 5th annual harbor harvest taking place at west shore park in the inner harbor. plenty of free activities and chides including fame pasting and a petting zoo and pumpkin patch from 10 until 2. >> plenty of time to register for komen race for the cure. race time is 8 a.m. and if you can't come out to run or walk, you can watch all of the action here on abc2 news. we will be running a special show beginning at 7 a.m. and we will be on the air until 10. >> let's find out how the weather will be because if it's bad they are having the neural new sale. >> the vase going to be cold but we will be nice and dry with lots of sunshine coming in here through the day. but for today, not the case. right now on maryland's most powerful radar we are dealing with thunderstorms now pushing across the eastern shore. kent county and queen anne's and churchill and ro
apologies to the people of the united states. >> live, and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. time is 8:27 on this friday morning. county polices mourning loss of another police officer. after his vehicle was a crash at branch avenue in clinton, maryland. back in august, another officer of hister losing control cruiser on 95 in this crash. able have an in- depth report in a few minutes. there were a number of problems morningommittee this on traffic is moving again the beltway. two bell was closed for hours and it is coming back -- the beltway was closed for two hours and is coming back. there was the second the two jackknifed tractor-trailer is 355 on the inner loop. we are moving again slowly with left lines open. problem on the beltway. but for connecticut avenue with up near connecticut ave. we are crawling going from college park. virginia, it is bumper-to- on 395 from the belt way to the 14th street bridge. the forecast will get better day.ghout the stopped in the it is still a little nasty. is at 64rature degrees. thunderstormsd gonehe most part have toward the eastern shore. a c
. how am i going to take care of myf amily. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> that's a look at one of the most famous landmarks in the country. so much of it destroyed by storm sandy, the atlantic city boardwalk. generations have been out here to party and gamble. it's been a part of so many film, tv shows and songs. now, it's hurt and underwater. ginger zee with that story. the storm really wiped that away. >> yeah. you can see the casinos behind me. we could not get to the boardwalk. part of the boardwalk is gone. it's hard to imagine anything challenging the iconic images of this fast-paced paradise. that rough-and-tumble lifestyle, glamorized in shows like "boardwalk empire." and the friendship in the movie "beaches." >> i want to get back to the hotel. >> reporter: as sandy made landfall, it was that famous boardwalk that fell prey. look at the images before and during the storm. as the surge burst through the
. how am i going to take care of my family.il he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. anncr: every president inherits few have faced so many. four years later... our enemies have been brought to justice. our heroes are coming home. assembly lines are humming again. there are still challenges to meet. children to educate. a middle class to rebuild. but the last thing we should do is turn back now. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. [ cheers and applause ] >>> we all know how much robin loves music. and she loves gospel choirs. we have an amazing one here this morning. this is the power and praise mass choir. they are getting ready for a live performance at jay-z's barkley center. competing at a huge national choir competition. and we've asked this special group to sing one of robin's favorite songs this morning, "ain't no mountain high enough." for robin and for all of you, here's the power and prai
will let people ticketed between today and wednesday in 15 states wednesday in 15 states to reschedule. united and american have similar plans, as well. if your flight is canceled you're entitled to a full refund. amtrak will cancel some trains beginning today between virginia, chicago, washington, miami, new york, even chicago face cancellations. once again, give amtrak a call if you plan on traveling in these areas over the next few days. new york, the largest city in america could really face a shutdown with commuter buses, commuter trains from around the tri-state area facing shutdowns. cancellations, massive delays and, of course, driving, that will be treacherous, if not impossible, in some areas. fierce winds, poor virusability from those flooding rains, flooded roadways, downed trees and power lines are all expected. best advice, plan on staying home during the worst of it and once again if you're traveling on the skies of the rails, call ahead. time to change travel plans is now. don't wait. the time to act is now. guys? >> great advice, john, thank you, and we'll be right bac
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